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Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 11-07-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 14,356
Posted By viejopatron
Think final assembly. I had the check made after...

Think final assembly. I had the check made after the sprockets/drive chains/tensioners were installed and everything torqued.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 10-22-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 14,356
Posted By viejopatron
During my 3.0 build, I took the engine to a pro...

During my 3.0 build, I took the engine to a pro wrench after I did the cams. I figured I had so much time and money in the job it was just better to have an experienced person check timing and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-18-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By viejopatron
Exhaust parts 80's 911

Heat Exchangers $200/pair, Cat Converter $100, Crossover $60, Muffler $40

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Forum: BMW 5-Series E28/E34/E39/E60/F10/GT 09-08-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 313
Posted By viejopatron
On a 97 E39, Where are Condensate Drains?

My car is making gurgling sounds from the rear seat vent outlet. I removed the grill and pushed a "dish towel on a stick" up the duct as far as it would go, ala The Knick. It came out dripping wet....
Forum: BMW 5-Series E28/E34/E39/E60/F10/GT 07-31-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By viejopatron
No, John. Never traced it down and I haven't...

No, John. Never traced it down and I haven't heard it lately. Gremlin Kegger?
Forum: BMW 5-Series E28/E34/E39/E60/F10/GT 07-30-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By viejopatron
Times up. It's the smog air pump. ...

Times up. It's the smog air pump.

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Forum: BMW 5-Series E28/E34/E39/E60/F10/GT 07-27-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By viejopatron
What is this pump for?

I found this on my '97 E39 forward of the passenger side front wheel. It's an electric motor driven pump connected to two black heater-type hoses.
...
Forum: BMW 5-Series E28/E34/E39/E60/F10/GT 07-22-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By viejopatron
Gurgling Sound from AC

In my '97 E39, I hear gurgling sounds from the middle of the cabin floor when the AC is ON. I am stone sober and do not take hallucinogens. There's no smell or wet spots. It's not heater fluid...
Forum: BMW Cars For Sale 04-28-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 481
Posted By viejopatron
2005 MINI Cooper S Chrome Convertible

FOR SALE IN NEWPORT BEACH


Cool Blue with black stripes
Chrome package with Chromed wheels
Leather Seats
All Analog Display Gauging; Speed, RPM, Water Temp, Oil Temp, Oil Pressure, Fuel
...
Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 12-16-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 601
Posted By viejopatron
FS 1999 Porsche 996 Carrera Cabriolet

This well maintained Porsche 996 Cabriolet with Tiptronic control is a great daily driver for $16,700

• Exterior: Arctic Silver Metallic
• Interior: Black
• Engine: 3.4L DOHC EFI...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 08-03-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By viejopatron
PM means Private Message. You should receive an...

PM means Private Message. You should receive an email notification to pick it up on your Pelican page. Enjoy.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 08-03-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 531,192
Posted By viejopatron
Miss Demeanor... ...

Miss Demeanor...
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My therapy car.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 06-28-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,710
Posted By viejopatron
Bob B makes a good point; know your grades. I'll...

Bob B makes a good point; know your grades. I'll add to also think about the application; thermal cycling, vibration, high load, etc ... and don't go to Ace to buy all-thread for cylinder studs
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-28-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By viejopatron
If you know or know someone that does long haul...

If you know or know someone that does long haul trucking, maybe you can work something out. A co-workers husband is a trucker and he'll divert to pickup a car. I don't think he does the Oakland -...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 06-27-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,710
Posted By viejopatron
You're right, Hawg Bob. I've always said these...

You're right, Hawg Bob. I've always said these things have too many parts anyway. In a couple of decades, Chris will be where we are now. :)
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 06-27-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,710
Posted By viejopatron
I bought a stainless kit #7543 from Boltdepot.com...

I bought a stainless kit #7543 from Boltdepot.com which covered about 75% of my needs. Some Ace Hardware stores have decent sections if your in a hurry.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-18-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By viejopatron
Oil Leak at Tank on my '71

My '71 is fitted with an '84 forward cooler. I used a swivel adapter to connect to the tank. However it leaks. See image. Where or who has the correct fitting that can thread onto the tank nipple...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 12-16-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,941
Posted By viejopatron
If you're not in a hurry I would repeatably apply...

If you're not in a hurry I would repeatably apply penetrant, low heat and light impacts and try to save as much as you can.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-20-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By viejopatron
New Engine. Tach doesn't work.

Iíve read many of the postings here regarding tachometer compatibility with different ignitions and itís still a mystery to me.

I installed a 3,0 in my Ď71T and retained the original CDS. I DID...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 08-12-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By viejopatron
FS: Fuchs/Pirelli Wheel set

Early model 911 wheel set in excellent condition.

- Four 6Jx16 (#911 362 113 ET 36)
- Very, very clean. Zero curb rash!
- Pirelli P-Zero Rosso 205/55. Very low mileage (less than 500 miles)
-...
Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 08-11-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,812
Posted By viejopatron
FS 1984 Carrera

Coupe
3.2 liter
Air Conditioning
915 5 speed
Sunroof
Original 39,500 miles
SOLD SOLD SOLD

Orange County, California Car. See infomercial at: FS 1984 Carrera - YouTube...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 07-21-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,741
Posted By viejopatron
When I was in high school in 1970, a friend's...

When I was in high school in 1970, a friend's older brother took a '63 VW cargo van, chopped out the mid-section, welded the ends together and installed a corvair engine. He drove around town...
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 07-19-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By viejopatron
Mid-80's Fittpaldi Package

Does anyone know what this dealer-installed package consisted of?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-12-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By viejopatron
Thank God for scanners! Place the shim in...

Thank God for scanners!

Place the shim in the cap 31. The spring 34 will hold it in place.

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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 05-12-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By viejopatron
Shimming a compression spring increases the...

Shimming a compression spring increases the force. Typically, if one end of the spring is pushing on the poppet and the other end is pushing on the body the shim can go between the body and the...
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